Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 7-3

NEW YORK -- The other morning in the Red Sox clubhouse, Julian Tavarez was bouncing around in a "Manny Being Manny" T-shirt, the one that lists all of Ramírez's hitting feats.

On his feet were a pair of new shower shoes featuring David Ortiz's smiling face on top.

"My best friend," Tavarez said, tugging at the T-shirt, then pointing at his shoes. "And my teammate."

Tavarez's buddy and his Big Papi both took care of the pitcher last night. Ramírez, who had gone the pr...